While Bennett said all the right things about keeping the Sonics in Seattle, a team executive dinner on September 9, 2006, tells you all you need to know about the man and his motives. On that fine evening, the Sonics management, all held over from the previous ownership regime, all Pacific Northwesters, gathered in Oklahoma to meet the new boss. [...]
CLEVELAND - A fan wearing a Miami Heat jersey of LeBron James drew the ire of the crowd at a Cleveland Indians game and was escorted out of the ballpark. Fans in the left-field bleachers chanted obscenities and pointed at the man Wednesday night during the sixth inning of the Indians' 8-0 loss to the New York Yankees. Hundreds of fans [...]
This is a great article detailing how LBJ's decision became "The Decision." During a rally for Miami Heat fans Friday night, Chris Bosh said he had been talking with new teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade about the moment for months. It was a slip, which some, including Bosh himself, caught. The premise that the trio had been talking [...]
Whether LeBron James, the kingpin of this summer's celebrated free-agent class, will join them remains to be seen. James will announce his decision at 9 p.m. ET Thursday during a one-hour special on ESPN. (more…)
In a move expected since the team lost three consecutive games to be upset by the Boston Celtics in the conference semifinals, the Cavs fired coach Mike Brown on Sunday according to a league source. The news was first reported by ESPN. The team announced the firing this morning. The reason the act had to be done before the end of the weekend [...]
WESTLAKE, OH —LeBron James autographed books for hundreds of fans. Next, they want his signature on a contract extension with the Cavaliers. Ditching his trademark New York Yankees cap for a Cleveland Indians model featuring a smiling Chief Wahoo, James signed copies of his new book, “Shooting Stars” on Friday for fans, some of whom [...]
The Cavaliers have agreed in principle to acquire Shaquille O'Neal from the Suns for Ben Wallace and Sasha Pavlovic, an NBA source confirmed late Wednesday night. Phoenix also will receive a second-round pick in Thursday's draft and cash. The deal was first reported by ESPN and Yahoo! Sports. O'Neal has been on the Cavaliers' radar since [...]
CLEVELAND - It was the silence that was so piercing... As the ball arched through the air and carried the Cavaliers' championship hopes, it was so deathly quiet inside The Q that you could almost hear the red lamp on the backboard buzzer come to life. Then there was a wall of noise, swallowing the final horn, swallowing LeBron James' gaping [...]
CLEVELAND, OH - Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has been named the winner of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the 2008-09 NBA Most Valuable Player presented by Kia Motors, the NBA announced today. (more…)
"How many times can you do that in a row?"
If you were fooled (as I was) into thinking the cartoon fan vid that made the music blog rounds a few days ago was official, you've missed out: Röyksopp's actual debut video for their forthcoming Junior album is this glorious Reuben Sutherland-directed number which does real-life Space Invaders better than anything I've ever seen. [...]
He ain't Michael but he is damn fun to watch. He had so much hype coming out of high school and he has pretty much exceeded all expectations. Hoping for a Lakers/Cavs Finals Series.